proftpd vs PAM authentication
hburton at mraentertainment.com
Tue Jul 17 03:20:15 UTC 2007
I am relatively new to FreeBSD and have what I hope is a simple
question regarding proftpd and PAM authentication.
I have just installed proftpd via the available port, and after
installation a message was returned saying:
Make sure you have the following lines in your PAM configuration file
so that ProFTPd's PAM module can authenticate users correctly.
ftpd auth required pam_unix.so try_first_pass
ftpd account required pam_unix.so try_first_pass
ftpd session required pam_permit.so
After reading into this I am confused as to where exactly I should be
entering this information. According to the proftpd README file, in
FreeBSD it likes to get this information from /etc/pam.conf, whereas
LINUX looks in /etc/pam.d/ftp, and what topped it off for me is the /
Where is the best place to have this configuration information; is it
required considering there is already lines in /etc/pam.d/ftp; if
required should I overwrite /etc/pam.d/ftp or append to the beginning/
end of the file?
I hope there is enough information here for someone to help. Any help
provided is greatly appreciated in advance ;)
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